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Gasol has a player option for the 19-20 season. The Marc Gasol trade made it seem like it was only a matter of time before Mike Conley was going to leave Memphis. The 2013 NBA Defensive Player of the Year has career averages of 15.2 points, 7.7 rebounds, 3.4 assists and 1.5 blocks, while twice being named to the All-NBA team.
  • Bud Light’s Super Bowl ad angers the corn industry

    Bud Light’s Super Bowl ad angers the corn industry

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    Corn growers are literally pouring Bud Light down the drain after a Super Bowl ad aired touting the brew's lack of high fructose corn syrup, which rival Miller Lite and Coors Light use in their formulas. Details of those are presumably still to come, as is the final season of one of the most talked-about TV franchises of all time. The statement says it's up to consumers "to decide what beer is right for them".
  • NFL Releases Behind-The-Scenes Footage Of Super Bowl Commercial

    NFL Releases Behind-The-Scenes Footage Of Super Bowl Commercial

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    On game day, Rihanna posted this portrait of Colin Kaepernick , who has faced major pushback from NFL owners over his protests during the national anthem. "As we approach our centennial season, we're not just embracing football's rich heritage, but also looking toward the next 100 years", said NFL EVP and chief marketing officer Tim Ellis.
  • Chelsea striker Higuain: Sarri can get best out of me

    Chelsea striker Higuain: Sarri can get best out of me

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    The question these days is not how to nullify central midfield pivot Jorginho , but merely who has been assigned the marking job. Everton midfielder Andre Gomes has reportedly been linked with a summer move to fellow Premier League side Chelsea .
  • Stars give fans the 'Spongebob' halftime show they asked for

    Stars give fans the 'Spongebob' halftime show they asked for

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    Levine told Entertainment Tonight , an outlet that was granted exclusive access to the band after the group did not participate in a traditional press conference, that he spoke to "many people " before making the decision to perform but ultimately, "listened to myself".
  • Messi fitness in doubt ahead of cup clash against Real Madrid

    Messi fitness in doubt ahead of cup clash against Real Madrid

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    But despite Messi's 11th goal in his last nine matches in all competitions, Barcelona's run of eight successive La Liga wins came to an end against an excellent Valencia side, who stunned the hosts early on. Valencia had two golden chances to make the breakthrough in the first three minutes, but Parejo saw his close-range effort saved by Barcelona goalkeeper Marc-Andre ter Stegen , before Denis Cheryshev smashed the rebound off the post.
  • Tried and tested: Predicted Manchester United lineup to face Leicester

    Tried and tested: Predicted Manchester United lineup to face Leicester

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    Will they extend that run to four games, or will Manchester United secure another away win? But he did admit that improvement is needed, adding: "We know we've got plenty of things to work on and I think we'll see that progression in the next few weeks because it's going to be a tough and enjoyable February".
  • The best memes from the 2019 Super Bowl

    The best memes from the 2019 Super Bowl

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    Colin Kaepernick 's attorney Mark Geragos is chiming in on Maroon 5 's controversial decision to play the Super Bowl LIII halftime show after singer Adam Levine defended the band's reason for accepting the gig . While he performed 'Sweet Victory , ' since his moment was pretty short, the fans were not entirely satisfied. However, Levine told Entertainment Tonight that "no one thought about it more than I did".
  • Prince Harry asks for privacy as he comforts teenager who lost parent

    Prince Harry asks for privacy as he comforts teenager who lost parent

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    Kensington Palace even posted a series of photos of the fruit, which included notes like, " You are strong ", " You are loved ", and "You are fearless". The pregnant Duchess of Sussex , who is expected to give birth in April, wrapped up for the occasion, wearing Oscar De La Renta . "It was the most incredible idea - this small gesture".
  • Kyrie Irving Open to Reuniting With LeBron James in Los Angeles

    Kyrie Irving Open to Reuniting With LeBron James in Los Angeles

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    After a dinner meeting and a trade request a month later, this seems to have been the plan all along. Signing Irving and then trading for Davis in the summer would financially be an easier path for the Lakers, but also become problematic as the Celtics could enter the picture in a potential Davis trade come July 1.
  • Could the Atlanta Hawks Help Facilitate an Anthony Davis Trade?

    Could the Atlanta Hawks Help Facilitate an Anthony Davis Trade?

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    However, New Orleans also has the option of keeping Davis through the end of the season and either convincing him to stay with the franchise or trading him in the offseason. The Knicks have struggled in each of the last several seasons, but the losses are coming in greater numbers than ever this year. The blow does get softened a bit by Los Angeles also netting Frank Jackson , a 20-year-old two-way ball-handler with upside, but the Pelicans won't mind losing him if it means clearing bad ...
  • Luka Doncic Makes HISTORY With 30 Point Triple-Double

    Luka Doncic Makes HISTORY With 30 Point Triple-Double

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    The Mavericks' free-throw shooting (23 of 34 for 67.6 percent) also burned them down the stretch. The 35 points were a career high for Doncic , who turns 20 on February 28. But it wasn't enough, as the veteran Raptors showed the Mavericks why they have their sights set on competing for a championship as Dallas looks to the future.
  • West Indies women cricket team reaches Pakistan for T20 series

    West Indies women cricket team reaches Pakistan for T20 series

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    This is the first visit by a West Indian women's team to Pakistan since 2004 when an unofficial Test and seven ODIs were played at a time when women's cricket was still developing in the country. "Exciting cricket. This is the ideal combination for a T20 World Cup". For his outstanding batting performance, De Kock was named player of the match.
  • Chelsea's Michy Batshuayi pushing for Tottenham loan

    Chelsea's Michy Batshuayi pushing for Tottenham loan

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    But the Belgium global has often been used as a substitute in that time, playing second fiddle to Diego Costa for most of his time at Stamford Bridge. While Chelsea appear happy to sell Batshuayi this month, they are unlikely to approve of a deal that would see him join their local rivals. Meanwhile, Chelsea announced they have sent winger Lucas Piazon on loan to Serie A struggler Chievo Verona, with the Italian club having the option to buy him at the end of the season.
  • Lakers Hopeful LeBron Will Finally Return on Thursday

    Lakers Hopeful LeBron Will Finally Return on Thursday

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    Walton said there hasn't been any discussion yet of a minutes restriction for James, who has missed 16 games since injuring his groin on Christmas Day against Golden State. But Buss is not concerned and while she admits they do want to get back to challenging for a place in the playoffs and National Basketball Association championships - the Lakers chief commended the front office for not taking any shortcuts by trading their assets for short-term glory.
  • Tottenham allowed to open talks with rivals Blues over loan star Batshuayi

    Tottenham allowed to open talks with rivals Blues over loan star Batshuayi

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    That leaves West Ham and Betis prepared to offer Batshuayi a chance, with sources having told ESPN FC that Valencia want the player's situation to be resolved by Thursday's 11 p.m. Michy Batshuayi joined Valencia during the summer on a season-long loan deal but the player has failed to impress in Spain. Batshuayi joined Chelsea in a £33m deal from Marseille in 2016 but found first-team football hard to come by at Stamford Bridge with Diego Costa and Alvaro Morata preferred to him.
  • Warriors finish strong to beat the Celtics at TD Garden | NBA Highlights

    Warriors finish strong to beat the Celtics at TD Garden | NBA Highlights

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    Last season the series was split and Warriors head coach Steve Kerr is expecting another hard one as he feels the Celtics have built a team that matches up well against his Warriors . The Celtics star guard said the Warriors "had poise but they also got pretty lucky, too". "He'll start playing more foul-free minutes". Kerr was impressed by the Celtics, who lost 115-111 to reigning National Basketball Association champions the Warriors on Saturday.
  • Brianna Decker to be paid $25K by CCM for skills competition

    Brianna Decker to be paid $25K by CCM for skills competition

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    Her short strides crossed over with a ferocity not normally seen from NHLers at All-Star Weekend. She clocked a lap at the impressive time of 14.526 seconds. "I was fortunate to be a part of a lot of people pushing for it". According to the NHL's Department of Hockey Operations, Coyne Schofield was timed in 14.226 seconds during Thursday's testing without warming up and after a five-hour flight.
  • National Football League playoff 'do-over' lawsuit moved to federal court

    National Football League playoff 'do-over' lawsuit moved to federal court

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    Out of all the refs during the NFC Championship game, Bill Vinovich's name is one that comes up the most since it was primarily his crew and he was the head referee who missed the most obvious pass interference call in league history. "We're still fighting hard to get Commissioner (Roger) Goodell to do the right thing", D'Amico said. The Rams had enough time on the clock to kick a field goal of their own to send the game to overtime.
  • Rose maintains 3-stroke lead at Farmers

    Rose maintains 3-stroke lead at Farmers

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    But Woods can still finish strong Sunday with a decent round at Torrey Pines, where he's won nine times before. Nick Taylor (72) of Abbotsford, B.C., and Ben Silverman (72) of Thornhill, Ont., were in a group tied for 48th at 5 under. "What I need to do this year is very different than what it was last year". Woods' comments after his round echoed his thoughts of day one as he failed to match the low scoring of many in the field on the easier North Course, although he is safely in for the ...
  • Anthony Davis has told New Orleans Pelicans he won't re-sign

    Anthony Davis has told New Orleans Pelicans he won't re-sign

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    If Davis were traded to Boston he could walk after a season, but he'd be leaving a lot of money on the table (if Davis signs short-term contracts wherever he is traded he can get close to the $240 million New Orleans can offer). He's an elite superstar on a team that hasn't gotten past the second round of the playoffs since he's been in New Orleans - and in four of his first six full seasons, the Pelicans didn't qualify for the post-season at all.
  • Lukaku: Mourinho did a lot for Man Utd and deserves respect

    Lukaku: Mourinho did a lot for Man Utd and deserves respect

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    But he managed to get a start against his former side and like most of the other players he too did not disappoint on the night. The Red Devils are yet to taste defeat under interim manager Solskjaer, securing eight victories from as many games, while netting 22 goals and only conceding five in the process in all competitions.
  • Bryson DeChambeau moves one ahead at Dubai Desert Classic

    Bryson DeChambeau moves one ahead at Dubai Desert Classic

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    Li shot a third straight 67 and is the nearest challenger to DeChambeau as he looks for back-to-back titles in Dubai . Matt Wallace is a further two strokes back in a share of third alongside Ernie Els , a three-time victor in Dubai, with overnight joint-leader Lucas Herbert part of a group four off the pace.
  • Grizzlies To Weigh Trade Offers For Marc Gasol, Mike Conley

    Grizzlies To Weigh Trade Offers For Marc Gasol, Mike Conley

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    For now, let's consider some potentially feasible trade scenarios and the thinking behind them. "It won't change to me", Gasol said Wednesday, via the Memphis Commercial Appeal . Conley has an early-termination option for 2020-21 and, per ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski , has $22.4 million of his $34.5 million salary guaranteed. For Memphis, adding a young, established player (Randle), a veteran on a movable contract (Moore) and the prospect of a first-rounder to offset the one it now owes ...
  • Houston Rockets' James Harden hits 30-point mark 21 straight games

    Houston Rockets' James Harden hits 30-point mark 21 straight games

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    The 36 points tied the Rockets' record for most points in the first half, a record Harden himself set January 14 against the Memphis Grizzlies. Harden also had 15 rebounds, five steals and four assists for the Rockets, who have alternated wins with losses in their last 11 games.
  • Zola and Hazard predict Higuain will be a big success at Chelsea

    Zola and Hazard predict Higuain will be a big success at Chelsea

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    Zola said: " Chelsea have given him permission to talk to the Fenerbahce team". "It's a benefit for the team and competition is always good for strikers, so we will try to step up together to help the team reach our target". Sutton, promoting The Sportsman's flawless 10 game, said: "I think I know from my own experience that it's a big shirt to fill". Moreover, the Premier League is the most competitive football league in the world and therefore, would demand a lot from the ageing striker.
  • 10-Year-Old Wins Science Fair by Proving Tom Brady Cheated

    10-Year-Old Wins Science Fair by Proving Tom Brady Cheated

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    Some kids make baking soda and vinegar volcanoes for their science fair projects. "I hate Tom Brady ", Davis told NFL Diamonds this week. His brother Chris, who also played in the National Football League, spoke to TMZ Sports and discussed what his brother's plans are for after the big game.
  • Rajeev Ram, Barbora Krejcikova combine to win Australian Open mixed doubles

    Rajeev Ram, Barbora Krejcikova combine to win Australian Open mixed doubles

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    Osaka is also following in Williams' footsteps, becoming the first woman to win back-to-back majors since the 37-year-old tennis star won the U.S. Open in 2014 and the 2015 Australian Open , Sporting News reported. Kvitova earned the first break of serve in the second game of the second set, but Osaka immediately broke back. "I never thought I'd play in the final of a Grand Slam again", Kvitova said afterwards.
  • Saints’ Benjamin Watson blasts Roger Goodell in open letter

    Saints’ Benjamin Watson blasts Roger Goodell in open letter

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    The call would have essentially sealed the win for the Saints. It changed the entire complexion of the game, because if it had been called correctly on the field, the Saints could've ran the clock out and won the game with a field goal. But their newest tactic may make the loudest statement - a Super Bowl boycott. "Football's more than a game", Cassidy said. Two fans have filed lawsuits against the National Football League in hopes of compelling a rematch, another purchased electronic ...
  • Maurizio Sarri blocks all Emerson Palmieri interest

    Maurizio Sarri blocks all Emerson Palmieri interest

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    Gianfranco Zola admitted that Maurizio Sarri is trying to find "common ground" with Eden Hazard about the best way to maximise the Belgian in Chelsea's system. Pochettino declared he was proud of his players after their spirited display in the absence of injured duo Harry Kane and Dele Alli, with Son Heung-min also absent as he plays for South Korea in the Asia Cup.
  • Man United have their club back - Scholes revels in Solskjaer revival

    Man United have their club back - Scholes revels in Solskjaer revival

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    The creative maestro has been tearing up English football years during his time with first Chelsea and now Manchester United . This game will kick off on Friday at 19:55 hrs BST. Laurent Koscielny and Sokratis Papastathopoulos will probably continue in the middle, with Petr Cech likely to return as Arsenal's cup keeper. Apart from a substitute appearance at Newcastle in early January, the Chile worldwide has not featured for the new-look Manchester United because of injury - but ...
  • Todd Gurley's Picture After Rams Win Over Saints Says It All

    Todd Gurley's Picture After Rams Win Over Saints Says It All

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    His 57-yarder would've been good from about 70 and split the uprights, leaving no doubt about whether it was good. "Obviously, if they were replaying pass interference or if somebody got hit early before the ball got there, then I'm sure that would have been reviewed today - and it would been found that that was P.I".
  • Simona Halep: I have ‘nothing to lose’ facing Serena Williams

    Simona Halep: I have ‘nothing to lose’ facing Serena Williams

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    The American almost matched Court's tally at last year's US Open, but was beaten by Japan's Naomi Osaka in the final. But don't let that fool you. She was [intimidating] when I was younger, but now I don't feel intimidated. Later on, the champion while talking about the incident to BBC , said, "I thought she did really awesome".
  • Australian Open: Petra Kvitova sinks Barty for provisional no. 1 spot

    Australian Open: Petra Kvitova sinks Barty for provisional no. 1 spot

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    Open. The victor of this match will play the victor of tomorrow afternoon's match-up between rookie USA player Danielle Collins and unseeded Russian Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova . She is one of a rapidly depleting list of local players at the tournament where Australians have had limited success despite boasting several Grand Slam singles champions like Samantha Stosur, Lleyton Hewitt and Pat Rafter since the 1990s.
  • Lakers reportedly could have interest in Carmelo Anthony

    Lakers reportedly could have interest in Carmelo Anthony

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    As for the Bulls, they can immediately waive the 10-time All-Star forward, or hold onto him in search of another trade at the February 7 deadline. He has been linked mostly to good friend LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers. The Bulls made an identical deal with the Rockets last month for Michael Carter-Williams. The Bulls acquired the draft rights to Jon Diebler and cash considerations in exchange for the rights to Tadija Dragicevic.
  • Kevin-Prince Boateng set for shock Barcelona move

    Kevin-Prince Boateng set for shock Barcelona move

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    While he is unlikely to be a regular, the presence of the experienced attacker, coupled with his ability to play across various positions in attack means Valverde will have a healthy buffer at his disposal in case of emergencies, similar to how Jeison Murillo provides him the luxury in defence.